Professor position in Behavioural Sciences at Univ of Leeds, UK

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Professor position in Behavioural Sciences at Univ of Leeds, UK

Chair In Behavioural Sciences at Leeds Institute Of Health Sciences University of Leeds – Faculty Of Medicine And Health

(Job reference: 434048)

The Leeds Institute of Health Sciences invites applications for a Professor in Behavioural Sciences based in the Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences. You will further develop research in the area of health-related behaviours and behaviour change and foster collaborative relationships within the University and with NHS partners. This post therefore represents an exciting opportunity for an individual keen to contribute to the research development of an established Academic Unit and contribute more widely to Institute research activities.
You will be expected to take a major role in the development and promotion of research in this area; to carry out your own research and publish work of distinction; to take an equitable role in teaching and the supervision of postgraduate students; and to contribute appropriately to the management of the Institute.
You will be expected to have a strong track record in research as evidenced by the quality of publications and success in obtaining research grant income. You will have a high national standing and will be known internationally. The quality of research will identify the candidate as a research active academic who would be at home in an Academic Unit with an international reputation for its research. Experience in running research projects, managing research staff and developing PhD students is, of course, essential.
Salary: Grade 10 Professorial (Minimum £58,917 – )

Apply using: Application form, CV and extended statement
Download an application form: (pdf version) | (Word version)
Informal enquiries:

Professor Andrew J Hill, Head of the Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences
tel: +44 (0) 113 343 2734

Send completed applications to:

David Brett, Senior Staff Recruitment and Administration Officer

Closing date: 18 October 2010 at 17:00

Anticipated interview date:
10 November 2010